Research Assistant and Resource Science Aide-Missouri

Agency
Missouri Department of Conservation
Location
Clinton, MO
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
Pay Rate: $12.58 per hour (Assistant); $11.68 per hour (Aide)
Start Date
08/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
07/01/2018
Website
https://mdc.mo.gov/
Description
Duties: Based out of the Clinton Grasslands Field Station in West Central Missouri, these positions will assist Stream Habitat Ecologist with sampling the fish community on the Niangua River upstream and downstream of Tunnel Dam. Duties will include fish sampling using backpack, barge and boat electrofishing as well as seines and other nets and habitat assessment. The selected assistant will be expected to understand all aspects of the sampling protocol for fish and habitat and lead other hourly employees in the field. Workers will use GPS and GIS technology to map sites. Workers will also assist with data entry and will potentially assist with other grassland field station projects. # of Positions: 2 Dates: 1 August - June 2019 (potential to start earlier if available) Hours: 40 hours per week
Qualifications
Qualifications: Knowledge of fish sampling techniques, fish identification skills and boating skills are not required, but encouraged. Attention to detail is critical. Employee must be able to travel statewide including overnight stays lasting multiple nights, but will be reimbursed for travel expenses. Employee must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Application: Please send cover letter, resume, references, and the earliest date you will be able to begin work in Missouri to the contact below. Housing: Housing is available for a minimal cost. Contact the supervisor for details. Contact: Jason Persinger, 2010 S 2nd St, Clinton, MO 64735, or jason.persinger@mdc.mo.gov phone (660) 885-6981, fax (660) 885-5038 Deadline: Open until filled Applications will be considered until suitable candidates are identified. Please call or e-mail the contact person with any question.
Contact Person
Jason Persinger
Contact Phone
660-885-8179 ext 4935
Contact eMail
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